‘Shady’ porn site practices put visitors at risk

Visitors to porn sites are at serious risk of being exploited by cyber criminals, a study has suggested.It found that many sites harboured malware or used “shady” practices to squeeze money out of their visitors.By creating their own porn sites researchers found that many consumers were vulnerable to known bugs and loopholes.Competition among porn sites makes the online adult industry ripe for abuse by hi-tech criminals.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/10289009.stmAlso see:Online Porn Users Take Huge Risks, Study Finds
Online porn is one of the most hostile environments on the Internet but malware distribution itself appears to be only a profitable sideline for the adult industry, a new study has suggested.Some of the findings made by the academic team at the International Secure System Lab in Austria correspond to what most people think they already know about online porn as a business.
http://news.techworld.com/security/3226590/online-porn-users-take-huge-risks-study-finds/
http://www.pcworld.com/article/198612/.html
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/061110-online-porn-users-take-huge.html
http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/198596/.htmlTo download the study, see:
http://iseclab.org/papers/adult.pdf

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